May 2017

Energy Office Mini-Grant Helps to Bring Solar to Upstate Non-Profit

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff – Energy Office recently awarded a mini-grant to Sustaining Way, a nonprofit organization, for the installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on top of its flagship project, Annie’s House.

Just off the Swamp Rabbit Trail in the historic...

Solar PV Training Opportunity for Architects and Engineers

June 6, 2017 / Clemson Architecture Center of Charleston
 
Demand for solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is at an all-time high. As more individuals and businesses decide to go solar, a new national training course is helping architects and engineers...

National Bike Month: Mayor’s Bike & Walk Summit Recap

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to give biking a try.
 
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Saving Energy This Memorial Day

The first summer holiday is just around the corner, and we know what’s on your minds for your Memorial getaway---fun in the sun, BBQs, and great family getaways to the beach. So how do we get ready for all of the excess fun, and fare with energy efficiency in mind?
With all the time...

Boiler Efficiency Institute Workshops: Spring 2017

The Energy Office sponsored three workshops this spring that were taught by the Boiler Efficiency Institute. Courses on HVAC, electrical systems, and boilers were taught by Auburn University professors who have a combined total of more than 100...

Legislative Update

The 1st regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly has adjourned. The following legislation pertaining to energy and transportation was introduced and discussed this session:
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